Washington County, FL

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2020 Population
25,094
1.33% 1-year growth
US Senator
Marco Rubio
Republican Party
US Senator
Rick Scott
Republican Party
2020 Median Age
41.3
0.482% 1-year decrease
2020 Poverty Rate
23.8%
1.53% 1-year decrease
2020 Median Household Income
$37,260
0.643% 1-year growth
2020 Median Property Value
$120,800
6.71% 1-year growth

About

In 2020, Washington County, FL had a population of 25.1k people with a median age of 41.3 and a median household income of $37,260. Between 2019 and 2020 the population of Washington County, FL grew from 24,764 to 25,094, a 1.33% increase and its median household income grew from $37,022 to $37,260, a 0.643% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Washington County, FL are White (Non-Hispanic) (77.1%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (14.8%), White (Hispanic) (2.43%), Two+ (Non-Hispanic) (1.91%), and American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (1.21%).

None of the households in Washington County, FL reported speaking a non-English language at home as their primary shared language. This does not consider the potential multi-lingual nature of households, but only the primary self-reported language spoken by all members of the household.

98.2% of the residents in Washington County, FL are U.S. citizens.

The largest universities in Washington County, FL are Florida Panhandle Technical College (241 degrees awarded in 2020).

In 2020, the median property value in Washington County, FL was $120,800, and the homeownership rate was 78.9%.

Most people in Washington County, FL drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 31.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Washington County, FL was 2 cars per household.

geosearchPopulation & Diversity

Washington County, FL is home to a population of 25.1k people, from which 98.2% are citizens. As of 2020, 3.38% of Washington County, FL residents were born outside of the country (847 people).

In 2020, there were 5.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.3k people) in Washington County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.72k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 611 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Citizenship

98.2%
2020 Citizenship
98.1%
2019 Citizenship

As of 2020, 98.2% of Washington County, FL residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2019, the percentage of US citizens in Washington County, FL was 98.1%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been increasing.

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Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Washington County, FL
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    19.3k ± 103
  2. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    3.72k ± 170
  3. White (Hispanic)
    611 ± 197
3.86%
Hispanic Population
968 people

In 2020, there were 5.2 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (19.3k people) in Washington County, FL than any other race or ethnicity. There were 3.72k Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) and 611 White (Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

3.86% of the people in Washington County, FL are hispanic (968 people).

The following chart shows the 7 races represented in Washington County, FL as a share of the total population.

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Foreign-Born Population

3.38%
2020 Foreign-Born Population
847 people
3.15%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
781 people

As of 2020, 3.38% of Washington County, FL residents (847 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 13.5%. In 2019, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Washington County, FL was 3.15%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    756 ± 125
  2. Gulf War (1990s)
    313 ± 107
  3. Gulf War (2001-)
    239 ± 91

Washington County, FL has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.42 times greater than any other conflict.

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briefcaseEconomy

The economy of Washington County, FL employs 8.87k people. The largest industries in Washington County, FL are Construction (1,200 people), Retail Trade (1,163 people), and Public Administration (1,115 people), and the highest paying industries are Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($59,153), Utilities ($53,846), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,550).

Occupations

8.87k
2020 Value
± 672
4.55%
1 Year growth
± 9.74%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Washington County, FL grew at a rate of 4.55%, from 8.48k employees to 8.87k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Washington County, FL, are Construction & Extraction Occupations (1,026 people), Office & Administrative Support Occupations (903 people), and Sales & Related Occupations (847 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Washington County, FL.

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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Employment by Industries

8.87k
2020 Value
± 672
4.55%
1 Year growth
± 9.74%

From 2019 to 2020, employment in Washington County, FL grew at a rate of 4.55%, from 8.48k employees to 8.87k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Washington County, FL, are Construction (1,200 people), Retail Trade (1,163 people), and Public Administration (1,115 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Washington County, FL, though some of these residents may live in Washington County, FL and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Median Earnings by Industry

$37,567
Median earning men ± $3,593
$25,024
Median earning women ± $2,597

The industries with the best median earnings for men in 2020 are Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($72,546), Information ($51,080), and Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($50,955).

The industries with the best median earnings for women in 2020 are Construction ($93,009), Finance & Insurance, & Real Estate & Rental & Leasing ($35,341), and Public Administration ($33,145).

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in Florida. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in Florida.

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Establishments by Size

The industries with the most establishments
  1. 131
    Educational Services, Health Care & Social Assistance
  2. 83
    Finance & Insurance, and Real Estate, Rental & Leasing
  3. 72
    Professional, Scientific & Management, and Administrative & Waste Management Services

The visualization shows the distribution of establishments by industry and by size according to the number of employees.

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Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $94.8B
  2. $62.6B
  3. $59.6B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida product (by dollars) was Mixed freight with $94.8B, followed by Electronics ($62.6B) and Pharmaceuticals ($59.6B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound Florida products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$688B
2020 Value in Florida
$1.41T
Projected 2050 Value in Florida
105% growth

In 2020, total outbound Florida trade was $688B. This is expected to increase 105% to $1.41T by 2050.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound Florida trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from Florida to other states, or from other states to Florida.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $24.9B
  2. $19.2B
  3. $15.8B

In 2020, the top outbound Florida domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Georgia with $24.9B, followed by California with $19.2B and Texas and $15.8B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that Florida shares with each state (excluding itself).

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In the 2020 presidential election, the popular vote in Washington County, FL went to Donald J. Trump with 80.1% of the vote. The runner-up was Joseph R Biden Jr. (19%), followed by Jo Jorgensen (0.56%).

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing the state of Florida. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

US Senators from Florida

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Marco Rubio
Senator from Florida3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Rick Scott
Senator from Florida1
Assumed office on January 8, 2019
Inauguration delayed in order to finish his term as Governor of Florida.

Marco Rubio and Rick Scott are the senators currently representing Florida.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

The following chart shows elected senators in Florida over time, excluding special elections, colored by their political party.

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US Representatives from Florida

Florida is currently represented by 27 members in the U.S. house.

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the members for Florida have changed over time starting in 2008.

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In 2020, universities in Washington County, FL awarded 241 degrees. The student population of Washington County, FL in 2020 is skewed towards men, with 200 male students and 134 female students.

Most students graduating from Universities in Washington County, FL are White (183 and 75.9%), followed by Black or African American (48 and 19.9%), Hispanic or Latino (5 and 2.07%), and Asian (2 and 0.83%).

The largest universities in Washington County, FL by number of degrees awarded are Florida Panhandle Technical College (241 and 100%).

The most popular majors in Washington County, FL are Corrections (45 and 18.7%), Licensed Practical & Vocational Nurse Training (36 and 14.9%), and Criminal Justice - Police Science (23 and 9.54%).

Awarded Degrees over Time

The graph shows the evolution of awarded degrees by degrees. Under the paragraphs, the average number of awarded degrees by university in each degree is shown.

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Educational Pyramid

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In 2020, 1.08% of men over 25 years of age had not completed any academic degree (no schooling), while 1.09% of women were in the same situation.

This visualization shows the gender distribution of the population according to the academic level reached.

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Educational Attainment

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Race

The most common educational levels obtained by the working population in 2020 were High School or Equivalent (4.93M), Some college (3.6M), and Bachelors Degree (3.09M).

This visualization illustrates the percentage distribution of the population according to the highest educational level reached. You can filter the data by race by using the selector above.

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homeHousing & Living

The median property value in Washington County, FL was $120,800 in 2020, which is 0.526 times smaller than the national average of $229,800. Between 2019 and 2020 the median property value increased from $113,200 to $120,800, a 6.71% increase. The homeownership rate in Washington County, FL is 78.9%, which is approximately the same as the national average of 64.4%.

People in Washington County, FL have an average commute time of 31.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Washington County, FL is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Median household income in Washington County, FL is $37,260. In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income in Washington County, FL was Census Tract 9701.02 with a value of $74,750, followed by Census Tract 9703.03 and Census Tract 9701.04, with respective values of $40,851 and $37,917.

Property

$120,800
Median Property Value 2020
±$7,120
$7,130
Median Property Taxes
±$502

The following chart display owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Washington County, FL the largest share of households pay taxes in the < $800 range.

The chart underneath the paragraph shows the property taxes in Washington County, FL compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies.

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Rent vs Own

78.9%
Homeownership
2020
67.2%
Homeowners with Mortgage
2020

In 2020, 78.9% of the housing units in Washington County, FL were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 77.7%.

This chart shows the percentage of owner in Washington County, FL compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Income by Location

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Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9701.02
  2. Census Tract 9703.03
  3. Census Tract 9701.04

In 2020, the tract with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Washington County, FL was Census Tract 9701.02 with a value of $74,750, followed by Census Tract 9703.03 and Census Tract 9701.04, with respective values of $40,851 and $37,917.

The following map shows all of the tracts in Washington County, FL colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Household Income

Please note that the buckets used in this visualization were not evenly distributed by ACS when publishing the data.
$37,260
Median Household Income
± $4,430
9.04k
Number of Households
± 626

In 2020, the median household income of the 9.04k households in Washington County, FL grew to $37,260 from the previous year's value of $37,022.

The following chart displays the households in Washington County, FL distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the < $10k range.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Washington County, FL is from Florida.
0.472
2020 Wage GINI in Florida
0.473
2019 Wage GINI in Florida

In 2020, the income inequality in Florida was 0.472 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.289% decline from 2019 to 2020, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat more even. The GINI for Florida was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in Florida in comparison to the national average.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2020
  1. Drove Alone (88.2%)
  2. Carpooled (7.48%)
  3. Worked At Home (2.62%)

In 2020, 88.2% of workers in Washington County, FL drove alone to work, followed by those who carpooled to work (7.48%) and those who worked at home (2.62%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Commute Time

31.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Washington County, FL have a longer commute time (31.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (26.9 minutes). Additionally, 1.65% of the workforce in Washington County, FL have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Washington County, FL distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Washington County, FL have 2 cars.

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Poverty & Diversity

23.8% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Washington County, FL (5.31k out of 22.3k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is higher than the national average of 12.8%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 6 - 11, followed by Males 25 - 34 and then Females 35 - 44.

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Washington County, FL is White, followed by Black and Hispanic.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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84.1% of the population of Washington County, FL has health coverage, with 33.7% on employee plans, 19.5% on Medicaid, 13.9% on Medicare, 14.2% on non-group plans, and 2.81% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in Florida was $8,076 in 2014. This is a 5.05% increase from the previous year ($7,688).

Primary care physicians in Washington County, FL see 4147 patients per year on average, which represents a 1.29% increase from the previous year (4094 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 3184 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4246 patients per year.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

Daily New Cases by Date

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This chart shows the number of COVID-19 daily new cases by date in Florida, as a 7-day rolling average, compared with the four states with the most similar number of confirmed cases.

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Patient to Clinician Ratios

4,147 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Washington County, FL

Primary care physicians in Washington County, FL see an average of 4,147 patients per year. This represents a 1.29% increase from the previous year (4,094 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Washington County, FL in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Community Mobility

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This chart presents movement trends over time in the state of Florida across different categories of places such as retail and recreation, groceries and pharmacies, parks, transit stations, workplaces, and residential.

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Health Care Diversity

In 2020, insured persons according to age ranges were distributed in 23% under 18 years, 19.2% between 18 and 34 years, 38.5% between 35 and 64 years, and 19.3% over 64 years.

By gender, of the total number of insured persons, 47.2% were men and 52.8% were women.

The following chart shows the number of people with health coverage by gender.

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Uninsured People

15.9%
Uninsured
33.7%
Employer Coverage
19.5%
Medicaid
13.9%
Medicare
14.2%
Non-Group
2.81%
Military or VA

Between 2019 and 2020, the percent of uninsured citizens in Washington County, FL grew by 23.4% from 12.8% to 15.9%.

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Health Outcomes

Indicator

In 2021, the number of deaths among residents under age 18 per 100,000 population was 65.6 in Washington County, FL.

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Health Behaviors

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of the adult population (age 18 and older) that reports a body mass index (BMI) greater than or equal to 30 kg/m2 (age-adjusted) was 37.7% in Washington County, FL.

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Clinical Care

Indicator

In 2021, the percentage of population under age 65 without health insurance was 15.7% in Washington County, FL.

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